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 2016 Pin Design Contest is Underway!


The 2016 Alpenfrost Pin Design Contest is underway. The 5th Annual Alpenfrost, Otsego County’s premier winter festival, will be held on February 5th and 6th, 2016, kicking off with a music and beer tent on Friday evening and a fun-filled winter celebration all day Saturday. Once again the Alpenfrost Committee is looking for nostalgic themed artwork reflecting an outdoor winter festival to adorn the 5th Annual Alpenfrost commemorative pin and promotional material.

To enter your artwork for consideration for this year’s Alpenfrost Pin, please send in or email your artwork as described below by Saturday, October 31st, 2015. This year’s winning design entrant will receive a $50 prize.

Alpenfrost Pin Criteria are as follows:
1. The theme should reflect a nostalgic outdoor winter festival
2. The words to appear on design: “5th Annual Alpenfrost 2016” and “Gaylord, MI” with space to add the festival website;, at the bottom of the pin
3. Must fit into: Round pin (final size approximately 2 1/4” diameter)
4. If submitting as an electronic file, please save as either jpg or pdf format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.

Entries are due by October 31st – and can be mailed to; Gaylord Alpenfrost, PO Box 4027, Gaylord, MI 49734 or emailed to


2015 Pin

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 Shirt’s $12.00 & Alpenfrost Beanie Hat’s $15.00

Shirts of Past are $5.00

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2013 Ice Sculpture JPEG

2014 ice rink with der scheimeister2014 kids games and rosco the clown PIC2014 horse carriage rides PICCupcake Wars 2013 PIC2014 Cupcake WarsPIc2014 Tree & Wreath TossPic

2014 rail jam PIC 12014 rail jam competitors PIC2014 ice ball JPEG

2014 Frosty 5k PICBeer Mugs PICIMG_3255

Ice Tree



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Click the pin to see discounts local merchants offer for wearing an Alpenfrost pin!


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